DT #149: Participating in Advocacy Trips to Washington D.C.

In a world of soundbites, talking heads, and political hot buttons, does the local economic development professional stand any chance in our national’s capital?

Odds are your presence is not going to solve immigration, entitlements, or trade.  However, interacting with your federal delegation can have an impact on specific legislation that could yield dividends for your community.

Tune in to this episode as Dennis and Jason share their experiences on advocacy trips and gain some pointers on organizing a trip.  If you decide to take a delegation to Washington, find out this one thing you should never let happen in a meeting.